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Johnson, Mirmiran & Thompson Jr. Geologist/Environmental Scientist in Albany, New York

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Job Description

Johnson, Mirmiran & Thompson is a dynamic, 100% employee-owned consulting firm of more than 1,600 professionals that provides a full range of multi-disciplined engineering, architecture, information technology, and related services to public agencies and private clients throughout the United States. JMT is currently ranked #52 on Engineering News-Record's list of the Top 500 Design Firms.
JMT is seeking a Jr. Geologist/ Environmental Scientist who will be responsible for supporting and contributing to various geologic, hydrologic, and environmental assessments and permit applications. Primary activities will be to perform field sampling tasks; oversee drilling activities; prepare soil/rock core logs and material descriptions; complete petrographic analyses; support engineering design tasks; tabulate and analyze data; create map products; and assist in report and permit application preparation. Some field work will be conducted at potentially contaminated sites. OSHA Health and Safety Training, including respirator fit testing, will be provided by JMT. Mine Site Safety Training may also be provided. Sponsorship is not available for this position.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities
Prepare for field sampling activities by ordering field-test equipment; coordinating with drilling and laboratory testing contractors; organize, label and ship field samples.
Travel to project sites and collect field data (some overnight stays may be required).
Conduct field data collection (including GPS, photographs, geologic information, ground penetrating radar) and site assessment efforts in support of geologic investigations and environmental projects.
Document methodologies and findings of research and field investigations.
Analyze and manage data received from field investigations.
Support role in environmental studies, Phase I/Phase II Environmental Site Assessments, Remedial Work Plans/Implementation, mine site evaluations, environmental impact studies.
Support AutoCAD & GIS map compilation, desktop environmental analysis, permit form preparation.
Prepare field data and impact assessments calculations, and drawings.
Contribute to geologic and environmental technical reports, impact assessments, environmental inspection reports, and similar reports.

Required Skills

Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

Required Experience

Bachelor's Degree in Geology, Environmental Science, Engineering (Environmental, Geotechnical specialty) or related field.
0-3 years professional experience

Qualifications Preferred
Ability to identify geologic materials
Geologic field-mapping experience
Familiarity with AutoCAD or GIS programs
Experience with environmental sampling techniques, soil & rock classification, and report writing
OSHA 40-HR HAZWOPER training
Desire to pursue New York State professional geologist license

Working Conditions
Work is performed within a general office environment approximately 50% of the time and in the field 50% of the time. Office work is generally sedentary in nature but may require occasional standing and walking. Office work is performed with adequate lighting and temperature, with no hazardous or unpleasant conditions caused by noise, dust, etc.
Field work will require walking and carrying field equipment over typical outdoor terrain. Some lifting and carrying of field equipment (up to 25 lbs.) may be required, as needed. Seasonally dependent weather conditions expected to be encountered includes heat/cold, wet/humid, and dry/arid conditions.

Job Competencies
Analytical Thinking/Problem Solving
Building Relationships and Teamwork
Communication (written and verbal)
Job-Focused Learning
Planning and Organizing/Time Management
Quality Service
JMT is an , and we are proud to be building an inclusive and diverse workforce.

Job Location
Albany, New York, United States

Position Type

Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Vet/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity